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MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
being there taking it? >> another real human being there, we have joe biden, let's listen to what he has to say. >> 1.7, 1.7 million of you have walked across the scorching sands of iraq or been in those godforsaken mountains and plains of afghanistan. many of you, just having served one tour, many have served two, three, four, five, the last time of the 23 or 4 times that i have been in afghanistan or iraq. i was flying in, i went into the cockpit, the load master was there, i said how many of you is this your first tour? nobody raised their hand, i said second tour, one, third tour, two, fourth, fifth, two. ladies and gentlemen we have never, never, never in the history of america asked so much of a generation. and you have met it with incredible pride. the joint chiefs of staff has prepared you in a way that always sort of takes my breath away every time i see you. one of the great honors of my life has been to visit many of you when you were serving abroad, from the mountain tops of remote fobs above the valley, watching six of you sit up on a mountain top and get shot at every singl
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
not talk about joe biden. who was kind of everywhere on the parade route, oh, they won't let me do this, he's running around, shaking hands, embodying joe biden to the fullest. joe biden dropped by the iowa state society ball on saturday night, he has been very open, frankly, as open as anybody, thinking about running, there's the footage, love him, joey b., 70 years old, 70 years young. he's been very open, sort of, about his interest in running for president, potentially. this is someone who has run for president twice in the past. he could have stopped by any number of state balls, correct? >> chris, at the very least, he is laying the groundwork for a potential 2016 bid. it's not a certain thing. we are going to see what hillary clinton does. if she decides she wants to run, i'm pretty sure the field will be completely cleared for her. but if she doesn't, joe biden wants to be in that conversation. maybe he runs, maybe he doesn't, but if you are even at least thinking about it, you're meeting with the governor of new hampshire, the democratic governor, you are chatting with folks from i
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
of the debate. we're also watching the second couple, vice president joe biden and his wife jill biden, get in their limousine so they can head up in the motorcade to the capitol. you saw president obama and the first lady getting into the beast, the armored presidential limousine. they will ride separately up to the capitol from their daughters sasha and malia, who appear to be riding in this motorcade along with their grandmother, marion robinson, who is the mother, of course, of michelle obama, wolf. >> brianna, stand by for a moment. i want to keep these pictures up if we can, also pictures from the capitol. we are here on the united states capitol. we're awaiting the arrival of the president. should be coming up soon. kate balduan is here, david gergen is here. the day is enormous. whether you're a democrat or republican, you feel it from where we are. >> you sure do. it's a gorgeous day. it's brisk, but it's not freezing. the sun is gleaming on the capitol. you have these throngs of people. you can look all the way down the mall and see them. it's not as big as last time, but when you
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
, how much security has changed in the white house over the last few years. >> there's dr. joe biden, the vice president's wife, who we know, very active in helping the military families coming back. >> also an educator. vice president biden, sworn in yesterday, as well. 8:15 yesterday morning at the naval observatory. sworn in by supreme court justice sonia sotomayer. we go back to the capitol right now. guests continue to file into the steps. >> can we do a split screen? i'm going to ask our director if we can do that. i want to see the crowd four years ago, as the president looked out. and i want to see the crowd today and compare them. it looks as if it stretched the entire 2.2 miles. >> there's 2009. >> pretty big. >> it does look pretty packed. of course, it will be a smaller crowd than four years ago. that was a moment in history that cannot be replicated. the flag is waving on the mall, as president obama prepares to come down to the capitol. >> let's talk a little about the president's speech because we do know he has been working on it since december. as they emerge. the fi
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
of the presidents, st. john's church here in washington where the obamas and bidens and other dignitaries are attending an inauguration morning service, a tradition started by franklin roosevelt. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie, natalie morales and al roker. >>> we got our first look at the obamas and bidens this morning. after church, the president will head back to the white house, and have a 10:00 coffee with congressional leaders of both parties. and then at 11:55 am the president will take the oath of office, immediately followed by his second inaugural address. >>> after lunch inside the capital, the parade makes its way to the white house, with inaugural floats honoring, among others, the president's birth place, hawaii, and the state of illinois. >>> we saw her in her thom browne coat, starting off her husband's second term, though, with a new look. you noticed the bangs. they have been the talk of town the past few days. we'll take a look at her influence over fashion over the past four years. >> i think there's going to be a lot of talk this morning about the size of
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
president joe biden. it was yesterday, a sunday, a day we traditionally do not hold inauguration ceremonies. all the pomp and celebration were saved for today. our friend lawrence o'donnell is at the west front triangle outside the capitol. lawrence, what's the feeling there this morning? what is it like out there? >> reporter: the good news the feeling is warmer than anyone thought it was going to be. everybody was really worried around here in the last couple days just how cold it would be. it's livable in the 40s. and, rachel, they opened up the security system here at 7:00 a.m. people have been streaming in here since 7:00 a.m. they are not all through security yet. they will still be at least another hour of that. 250,000 of the president's closest friends have gotten tickets to this. not all of them get seats. some of them, some of the tickets are just standing tickets, and what you see behind me going down the mall are the people who are just here because they want to be here and they don't need a ticket. and they are in the free space, which may in many ways be the most fun place to
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
with a serious pathway forward. >> in this hour at the white house president obama and vice president joe biden will hold another meeting as they push for gun control. this time their meeting is with police from across the country, including the police chiefs of aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin, and newtown, connecticut. all three towns the sites of deadly mass shootings over the last six months. >>> also today, we are covering the interview that has everybody talking. president obama's joint sit-down with outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. was it his official nod for her potential 2016 run? >> there's no political tea leaves to be read here? >> we don't have any tea. we've got some water here, the best i can tell. but, you know, this has been just the most extraordinary honor. >> is this payback for, let's say, bill clinton? doing such a great job for the obama campaign? >> it would have covered up the awkward fact that they're setting her up for, you know, a presidential run if they broke some news. >> i love joe biden. i think he's earned a shot at it. but if hillary clinton
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
, the celebration does. the obamas and bidens will attend a private prayer service at st. john's church. to there back to the white house for 10:00 coffee with congressional leaders. if you were to be a fly on the wall, that may be the event to attend this morning. >> absolutely. and then they'll start to make their way toward the capitol. the inaugural ceremony begins at 11:00, with his swearing in at 11:55, followed, of course, by his public address. this will actually be his fourth time taking the oath. he took it sunday at the white house in a quiet ceremony. four years ago, you may remember the oath was botched a bit on the capital steps and supreme court justice john roberts had to redo it at the white house. >> i lo like how you say it was botched. you don't point a finger of blame to either one. >> not on a day like this. >> james taylor, kelly clarkson will be performing in the celebration. and following a luncheon, the inaugural parade down pennsylvania avenue will kick off today at 2:30 this afternoon. what the president will be facing the next four years, coming up. >>> a lo
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
, he is, he and joe biden, those only two offices everybody votes for. and he has won. he got over 50%. so he will make his case. i think what is different, what is significantly different, there will be confrontation but i think the first time you're seeing the president move hess campaign organization, we just saw this in the last few days, move it into advocacy on the issues for his agenda during the second term. that's unprecedented. no president's ever been able it do that. and this time it is not with some rinky-dink campaign organization that we've seen in the past. this is the biggest campaign organization ever seen in the united states. 28, 30 million people. those people making the case to their members of congress regardless of party, whether the member is democrat or republican. i think could change the way we look at a lame duck second term presidency because of the power of that grassroots organization. bill: wow! that's a big statement, joe. back to the initial question though. >> sure. bill: blount make as heavy charge though. are there democrats in congress who agree
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
20th will be the transition day from one presidential term to the next. vice president biden was sworn in at his official residence yesterday morning. our capital packed with visitors and dignitaries on a very chilly washington day but nothing like it was four years ago. you see the crowds out, maybe a third as many as last time and not nearly as cold. the winds are pretty calm. temperature is in the low 40s. it will get cold tonight. they will have a lot to see out there. musical performance, speeches parade, inaugural ball. as martha maccallum said this morning on the fox news channel, it is not over until beyonce sings. this will for own takes as moments swearing in. here are the dignitarieses right on the front. latest "fox news poll" shows president obama heads into the second term, decidedly, look at that, president clinton is there coming in now. a.b. stoddard with me as well from "the hill". ab, what a day. fairly warm for a washington january. >> it was supposed to be much colder. eight degrees we got are much appreciated. crowds that are here are really excited. the
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
president biden will be sworn in. all of these swearings-in took place officially yesterday. james taylor will sing "america the beautiful." 11:55, and they hope to keep right to schedule, we'll see the president get sworn in by his chief justice. then we get into the entertainment shank of the program with kelly clark son, "my country tis of thee." beyonce yet to come. richard blanco will read his work of the day. and beyonce will play them into lunch, inside the capitol. lester holt is at the front of the capitol for us. lester, crowd is filling in behind you back there. >> it sure is. what a spectacular vantage point we have. the marine band playing right now. some of the dignitaries and vips taking their seats, including the governs who are just over my shoulder. members of the senate and house will be on the stage, along with the president's cabinet. diplomatic dignitaries and two forms presidents, president carter and clinton will be here, both president bushs will not be ascending this inauguration. things, as you say, should get under way about 11:30. the president and vice presid
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
of policies that he and vice president biden have proposed for dealing with gun policies. and these policies get labeled liberal. but it turns out they are very popular. they are very, very, very widely popular. gallup just did a national poll on the whole list of proposal as that president obama and vice president biden have put forward on gun violence. bang high-capacity ammo clips. that gets majority support in this country. 54%. reinstating and strengthening the assault weapons ban we had for ten years that expired back in '04. majority support. look at that. 60% of the country wants that. making it so only the military and law enforcement can have so-called cop killer bullets, those armor-piercing bullets. 67% of the country supports that. and the numbers get higher from there. emergency response plans in schools. 69% support it. more cops. 70% support it. cracking down on straw purchases, right? where people buy a gun because they don't clear the background check but then they're really buying it for somebody who won't clear the background check. 75% of people support cracking down on
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
biden. they came to a 50-minute prayer service. attended also by about 600 members of the parish and congregation. they also got some news when they heard that their reverend will be giving the benediction. the previous one had withdrawn after he gave an anti-gay sermon 20 years ago. he began today worshipping at the church known as the church of presidents. >> wyatt, thank you very much. >>> also at the white house today, david axelrod is joining us this morning. the former city hall bureau chief of "the chicago tribune," but perhaps better known to everyone these days as the chief strategist and architect of the president's victory in 2008 and his most recent re-election as well. david, thank you very much for joining us this morning. >> great to be with you, scott. >> as we noted earlier, the unemployment rate on inauguration day in 2009 was 7.8 and it's 7.8% today. the president has a lot of work cut out for him. what do you think we will see from the president with regard to the economy going forward in the second term? >> well, first of all, i think it's worth noting it was
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
biden fireside chat made famous by fdr. not so successful because vice president biden undercut it with his own call for shotguns and more modest magazines. >> a shotgun will keep you a lot safer. a double barrel shotgun than an assault weapon in someone's hands. even when he does know how to use it, it's harder to use an assault weapon as it is a shotgun i am less concerned about what you call an assault weapon. lou: president obama hoping that his number two does better tomorrow when joe biden launches a campaign style road trip to promote gun control. his first stop is virginia, whose electorate is pro-gun. this is now coming to be known as the obama great gun grab. fox news national security analyst k.t. mcfarland, former state department director, will be here to discuss john kerry's appointment to the secretary of state and what he means to obama foreign policy. we will be talking to a man who put the fate of the keystone pipeline and the fate of the president's hands. we have dave heineman with his approval to give president obama a second chance. we begin with the obama
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
and of inspiration to someone taking the oath of office for president. >> this is now the biden family. the biden brothers who have been a campaign concert with their father the other night when he was at the iowa ball. he said he was proud to be president of the united states meng corrected himself and said he is proud to be vice president of the united states. it is said that he does want to be president and he will throw his hat into the ring as soon as this gets underway. >> there are a couple of people who are likely to throw their hats in the ring, including mrs. clinton. they have used this family bible and all the swearing sin and his family. president obama we used to buy votes. i think history should note i saw one of the people on the stand who was jay-z. the first time that he has been on the inaugural stanford presidential inauguration. [laughter] also beyonce will be performing and james taylor and kelly clarkson. megyn: i'd like to take that back. you can start from scratch. but can you get through the rest of the day without either of these two words? the phrase makings once way -
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 4:00am PST
president biden and democrats in congress are making one thing loud and clear. >> the bill protects hunters and sportsmen by protecting 2,200 specifically named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes. they are by make and model exempted from the legislature. >> reporter: the board is to get hunters onboard early by making sure their guns are safe. >> none of us want to take away the hunting rifle that uncle tommy gave you when you were 14 years old. we don't want to dothat. >> reporter: seen by some pro-gun rights activist a strategy to splinter the nra constituency and persuade members of congress from pro gun parts of the country to sign on. >> the ability of a member, particularly one struggling with what they think of difficult, as difficult politics back home, the ability of that member to go home and have that factually based conversation with people in the audience who may start off angry but get them to feel better when they know their gun and their shooting buddy's gun are protected makes a big difference. >> reporter: here's the problem. for the growing number of sport shoo
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 2:30am PST
in 2009. vice president biden was also sworn in for a second term yesterday, a small group gathered at the vice president's residence. justice sonia sotomayor administered the oath of office. biden and obama honored the fallen soldiers at arlington's national sen taker ycemetery. president obama begins his second term with a global economy no longer in free fall. the current unemployment rate back to where it was when he first took office, 7.8%. the dow jones industrial average, now up more than 5,000 points compared to where it was in 2009. but also up, way up, the national debt. ballooning from $10 trillion during the first inauguration to more than $16 trillion yesterday. yesterday david axelrod said growing the economy is a priority for this administration. >> there is a larger priority, how do you create an economy, rebuild an economy in which the american dream, the american compact is fresh where people who work hard feel like they can get ahead. and that's not just about dealing with the fiscal crisis. it's about education. it's about research and development. it's about con
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
sunday morning. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden meeting with police chiefs today to discuss the president's proposed gun regulations. police chiefs from aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut, are expected to attend. >>> grammy winning singer chris brown sunday investigation for allegedly assaulting another celebrity in hollywood this weekend. brown punched a fellow singer in a fight over a parking space. >>> this is no fairy tale. little men with little peerbear causing a big-time problem in one east bay city. christie smith has details on this unusual debate. good morning. >> reporter: it's hard to be upset when a gnome ain a pointy hat and nickers. you barely notice them. they are on every pole on this street. that one down there. this one and then this one that we're standing in front of here at the bottom someone took the time to paint gnomes and mushrooms on boards and screw them into power poles in oakland. one neighbor told us it could be graffiti and oakland has its crime problems. this is kind of fun. according to the chronicle,
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
weapons. along with the vice president joe biden, who will hold his own fire side chat on google plus this afternoon to talk about the president's sweeping and ambitious gun control plan, then in a matter of hours, the pent gaunt is set to make a ground breaking change. leon panetta will shatter the so-called brass ceiling and lift the ban on women serving on the front lines of combat. >> the most hard-bitten combat veterans knew this was inevitable, but the announcement yesterday sent shock waves through the military and pentagon. >> bottom line, it has to be done. it we want to be there, we should be there. if we choose to serve and have the physical capability to do so, we should be there. >> as we speak, happening right now, john kerry is on the hill for what is expected to be smooth sailing. the confirmation hearing of secretary of state. he began with a spirited defense of the woman he will be replacing and then he got emotional. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood, but equally proud that so, too, is the foreign service. my father's work und
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am EST
proposals more than vice president joe biden. yesterday biden made his way to virginia to appeal to lawmakers, many of whom support gun rights, about preventing violence. >> reporter: mental health took center stage at this gun violence round table with an ambitious goal announced by the vice president. >> detect earlier than later those folks who would have the propensity to engage in the kind of activity -- >> reporter: background checks also highlighted. the vice president said universal checks could happen as soon as gun buyers swipe their credit cards. >> you essentially swipe your card, they swipe it for you, in effect, and find out whether you're part of the prohibited class of people. >> reporter: but virginia state lawmakers ended all hopes of enacting background checks for gun sales last week, defeating the proposal in committee. senator kaine condemned the move. >> we believe in the existing laws that bar people from certain weapons, you have to support background checks. >> reporter: critic says they don't want the government to have too much information on who owns g
WHUT
Jan 21, 2013 7:30am EST
for mandatory background checks and a ban on assault weapons. vice-president biden said the nation has a "moral obligation" to prevent future tragedies like the school shooting in connecticut. at a press conference in washington, members of an interfaith coalition reiterated support for stronger gun control, saying they agree that it is a "moral imperative." >> we stand together because we know beyond all else that god is love. let us love one another, bind ourselves together and challenge the onslaught of violence in our nation. >>> also this week, christian groups ramped up their push for immigration reform. at a media event in washington, speakers sat at a table with empty chairs meant to represent deported family members of immigrants living here. meanwhile, evangelical leaders launched a campaign they are calling "i was a stranger." in a video released this week, they urged churches to spend 40 days studying biblical passages that relate to immigration, in order to build grassroots support for immigration reform. >>> this weekend of inauguration celebrations, we want to explore the mood of
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm EST
president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we're going to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virginia to promote gun control. >>> i'm one on one today with molly smith. not only is she my friend, but she's artistic director of arena stage. i think it's safe to say we were all touched by the violence in newtown, but mollie as a private citizen died to do something about her pain and her grief. and there's a march on washington this weekend. and the average citizen can participate. what do you hope to achieve? >> well, the main thing we really hope to achieve is to focus on gun control. i mean, we are looking at areas like reinstating the assault weapon ban, requiring universal background checks, prohibiting high capacity ammunition magazines. a lot of it has to do with what the president's proposal is. the president and the vice president have been absolutely extraordinary on this issue. and this is an opportunity for ordinary citizens to move from being armed chair activists to actually march with their feet. this weekend
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
to the gop. >>> later this morning, president obama and vice president biden will meet with police chiefs from around the country to discuss gun control regulations. the two will talk about poe potential restrictions with chiefs from aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut. attorney general eric holder and homeland security secretary janet napolitano will be there as well. the group will discuss the "commonsense policies president obama put forth last monthment" prince george's county residents will get a new voice in annapolis. darren swain will be sworn in as a member of the house of delegates. he will fill the seat that tiffany alston once held. she was removed from office after entering a plea deal to settle two misconduct cases against her. swain served in the house from 1999 to 2003. he is an assistant vice president for alumni relations at bowie state university. >> new this morning, police in annapolis are investigating a deadly shooting that they say appears to be a domestic dispute. officers responded to the 300 block of harry s. truman parkway at 1:00 th
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am EST
obama and vice president joe biden meets with police chiefs from around the nation to discuss gun control regulation. chiefs from aurora colorado, oak creek and newtown, connecticut, all three towns that experience deadly massacres meet at the white house. the group will discuss the common sense policies president obama put forth after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school. eric holder and janet napalitano will be at the meeting. >> thousands of residents get a new voice in annapolis. >> darren swain will be sworn in. he will fill the seat tiffany allston once held. she was removed from office after a plea deal to settle two misconduct cases last year. swain served in the house from 1999 to 2003. he's an assistant vice president for alumni relations. nine after 11:00 now. coming up, new information out on the terrible accident in brazil. 200 people killed in a nightclub fire. three people behind bars. we'll tell you who was arrested in the last few hours. >> plus hillary clinton's last days on the job as secretary of state. is she providing any clues on her future? >> we fe
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
gun control is now a white house campaign-style effort and vice president joe biden held a social media town hall, a google hangout to rally support. >> make your voices heard. this outfit, this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> reporter: the white house and feinstein know their biggest hurdle is convincing fellow democrats from gun right states to support gun control. >> the message to democrats is, see what your silence does? there will be more of these. >> reporter: no surprise, wolf, saying that they don't like this proposed ban. feinstein is, once again, focused on curtailing the constitution instead of prosecuting criminals or fixing the mental health system. we are confident congress will deny the wrong-headed approach. >> it's not just republicans who are going to be opposed to what senator feinstein is proposing. a whole lot of democrats are going to be nervous about it as well. >> reporter: precisely. that's what senator feinstein was saying there in the piece, that her message to those fellow democrats, which they really are her first target, if you will, i
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
michelle obama, vice president biden and his wife, jill biden, will attend the national prayer service at washington national cathedral at 9:45 a.m. eastern. at 1:30 p.m. eastern the house ways and means committee holds a hearing on debt and deficit reduction. examining the history of the debt limit, how past congresses have dealt with the him and whether the constitution provides options to the executive branch when the debt limit is reached. the house is expected to vote wednesday on increasing the nation's current debt limit of nearly $16.5 trillion. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. [applause] >> next, a discussion about gun violence and gun control measures. chicago mayor rahm emanuel was joined by ohio representative stephen latourette at an event hosted by the university of chicago's institute of politics. former nbc nightly news anchor tom brokaw moderated the discussion. it's about an hour and 15 minutes. >> thank you all very much for being here. i've been in this business for a long time,
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 3:00am PST
out on gay marriage and only did because joe biden forced his hand. the same thing with gun control. newtown changes the landscape just like 9/11 changed the landscape. i wonder if the president didn't do two things that will cost him nothing, appeased his base knowing he has to compromise move moving forward and put the republicans now on guns and gay marriage and climate change in a position where they will apologioppose it, may win and will look older and more out of touch with younger voters. >> a speech outside washington all this appeal tom coming together and did it at the white house we are going to do this if you want to do this. i thought he was reaching out to american voters and saying, here's my agenda but i need you to come with me and make this happen. i thought in that respect it was an intensely political speech, you're right. there was none of the red states, blue states, purple state of 2009. there was much more of the ideal and he had even said he would give clean water to african countries, that was a change the world speech. this was far more practical, far mor
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
to get it all. the whole biden proposal. i hope the nra will realize that the american people want to see something done and it is not affecting the second amendment. they say a well-regulated militia. >> i was thinking about the gun debate alone -- [ applause ] that's a perfect example of how things have gone a wry. when he talks about second amendment and people can still own guns and protect themselves in their homes with a wide array of legal weapons, both hand guns and long rifles and shotguns as well. we are talking about a specific kind of weapon a military assault weapon. when the general lived his with those in his hands came out on "morning joe" and said they have noplace, they are designed to do one thing. kill people. the blogger went after him and said i have to have one of these when the government comes to knock down my door. >> the problem is that this whole mentality that the government is coming after us, it is true that the second amendment was written to protect the people from the government, but the reality is the government is not coming after
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 1:40am PST
out, but i saw joe biden check her out when she was walking up to the stage. >> can you blame him? >> i saw you, joe. i saw the vice president. i saw him give a little -- can't blame you. >> joe needs to stop macking on your girl. >> stay away from my girl, joe. >> but who doesn't joe check out? >> joe is joe. uncle joe. >> yeah, he is joe. rob's girl's rendition of the "star spangled banner" wowed the crowd, including joe biden. >> as the day turned to night, some of the nation's best performers paid tribute to the president. we a look at some of the sounds and images from the historic day. ♪ obama's on fire >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. ♪ he's walking on fire obama's on fire ♪ ♪ ♪ let's stay together ♪ whether times are good or bad happy or sad ♪ ♪ i can't stop wanting you it's useless to say ♪ ♪ so i'll just live my life in dreams of yesterday ♪ ♪ ♪ >> nice mix of music and moment, that's for sure. we'll be right back after this. >>> "world news >>> so you might have
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
divisive issues in the nation. on friday, vice president biden officially kicked off the obama administration's public push aimed at pressuring congress to enact stiffer gun laws. biden held a round table discussion in the traditionally gun-friendly area of richmond, virginia. >> we talked about the need to expand mental health capacity across the country. we talked about access, and we talked about resources. >> reporter: and in an effort to sway legislators through public pressure, organizing for action, obama's relaunched campaign arm, is sending out emails to supporters writing, "tell your members of congress that you want to see decisive action on this issue." in addition to 23 executive actions focused on gun safety, the president has also called for new legislation including universal background checks, limits on high-capacity magazines, and a ban on assault weapons. this past week, california democratic senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that would be more restrictive than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asked today ca
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 10:00am PST
a lot. >> megyn: up next, vice-president biden is launching a gun controlled road show at the same time chicago's mayor is now very publicly and very severely pressuring banks who do business with gun makers not to do so. he's going directly to banks like bank of america saying don't have anything to do with these gun makers. we'll have a fair and balanced debate whether that's appropriate. plus as many of us head to the gym to try to shed pounds, one group of clubs is using a unique approach to try to attack members, and this was a bit of a surprise. living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis means living with pain. it could also mean living with joint damage. humira, adalimum, can help treat more than just the pain. for many adults, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 4:00am PST
biden is also talking about maybe running. >> reporter: that's right and, you know, joe biden isn't sitting right next to the president in that interview. i don't think president obama has ever done an interview sitting next to anybody but his wife. so you bet there's a lot of talk about that and we'll talk to our powerhouse roundtable about that. >> you heard hillary clinton say that this is a surprise, who would have thought four years ago they would be sitting together and being so close. very interesting. >>> also this week hearings, confirmation hearings for the president's defense choice, defense secretary choice, chuck hagel begin. at times this seemed to vary. what are the odds this is actually going to go through? >> reporter: i think the chances are very good it'll go through. he's had a series of meetings includes with senator mccain trying to work out differences, trying to basically say what they want to hear, i think, and explain his positions further, they had some controversy over israel, over iran. we'll ask senator mccain about that this morning and whether he wo
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